Our Research

What are the origins of biodiversity?  There is much we still don’t understand about the evolution of new biological species.  Our research focuses on new world tropical butterflies as a model to understand evolution at the population and species level.

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Summer Science Exhibition

Our work is going to be featured at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition in July 2014. We are currently working to develop our stand.

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New Heliconius Phylogeny

May 11, 2014

Krzystof Kozak has just submitted his new 20-gene phylogeny of Heliconius and related genera. Its not a radical overhaul, but…

Heredity podcast on supergenes

April 7, 2014

Martin Thompson featured on the Heredity podcast talking about our recent review of supergenes

New shared lab

March 7, 2014

Refurbishment of our new shared lab with the Mundy group is nearly done – now we just need to move…

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